Google Chat "rooms" are being renamed "spaces." It may take time for the name change to appear everywhere. Learn more.

Edit or delete a message

Important: You can only edit or delete a Google Chat message if you use Chat on a work or school account.

You can edit or delete messages you sent in Google Chat. You can't edit or delete messages from other people.

Touch and hold your message, then tap one of the following:
  • Edit: To confirm, tap Edit. Make your changes, then tap Send "".
  • Delete: To confirm, tap Delete.


  • To delete all messages in your copy of a conversation, you can delete a conversation.
  • If you use a Google Workspace account, you can delete, but not edit a message from a bot.
  • If you’re in a space started by a Google Workspace account and you don’t belong to the same organization, you can’t delete messages from bots. 


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